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Remote sensing of the atmosphere and clouds

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Atmosphere -- Remote sensing -- Congresses, Clouds -- Remote sensing -- Congr
StatementSi-Chee Tsay ... [et al.], chairs/editors ; sponsored by SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering ... [et al.] ; cooperating organizations CNCRS--Chinese National Committee for Remote Sensing (China) ... [et al.].
GenreCongresses.
SeriesProceedings of SPIE -- 6408, Proceedings of SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering -- v. 6408.
ContributionsTsay, Si-Chee., Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers.
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Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
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Open LibraryOL14557405M
ISBN 100819465151
ISBN 139780819465153
OCLC/WorldCa77561793

Remote Sensing of Aerosols, Clouds, and Precipitation compiles recent advances in aerosol, cloud, and precipitation remote sensing from new satellite observations.

The book examines a wide range of measurements from microwave (both active and passive), visible, and infrared portions of the spectrum. This is an excellent introduction to remote sensing of the atmosphere."--James A.

Weinman, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center "An excellent overview of the remote-sensing field. The treatment is even-handed and his book is well-suited for an introductory course on the subject."--William C. Keene, University of Virginia Cited by: assimilation of remote sensing data of clouds, aerosols and trace gases into meteorological, transport, and air-quality models remote sensing of constituents, dynamical and electrical structure, and wave motions of the upper atmosphere.

Remote sensing of clouds is a hot topic of modern atmospheric remote sensing studies. Clouds largely modify the radiation budget, both in the solar and thermal spectral ranges, playing a fundamental role in the Earth’s climate state and making adjustments to climate forcing.

Remote Sensing of Clouds. accurate cloud cover detection is vital for earth observations using remote sensing data processing systems, which is the main topic in paper four.

opinions and data contained in the journal Atmosphere are solely those of the individual authors and contributors and not of the publisher and the editor(s).Author: Filomena Romano. Introduction to Satellite Remote Sensing: Atmosphere, Ocean and Land Applications is the first reference book to cover ocean applications, atmospheric applications, and land applications of remote sensing.

Applications of remote sensing data are finding increasing application in fields as diverse as wildlife ecology and coastal recreation. Microwave remote sensing is central to scientists' efforts to model the Earth's atmosphere by collecting basic data on such constituents as temperature, pressure, winds, the distribution of water, vapor, clouds, and other active constituents.

Alexander Kokhanovsky is a remote sensing expert specializing in optical remote sensing of atmosphere from space. He has worked at several leading scientific and space exploration organizations such as Institute of Physics (Minsk, Belarus), Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Tokyo, Japan), Imperial College (London, UK), Institute of Remote Sensing of Bremen University (Bremen, Germany), and.

A Strategy for Active Remote Sensing Amid Increased Demand for Spectrum describes the threats, both current and future, to the effective use of the electromagnetic spectrum required for active remote sensing.

This report offers specific recommendations for protecting and making effective use of the spectrum required for active remote sensing. This book is an introduction to the use of the ultraviolet for remote sensing of the Earth's atmosphere.

It covers the Earth's UV radiative environment, experimental techniques, and current applications. it is my intention to provide the information needed to "make a first approximation" concerning the use of the ultraviolet and to provide access through the literature for a more thorough study.

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Atmospheric absorption affects mainly the visible and infrared bands. Optical remote sensing depends on solar radiation as the source of illumination. Absorption reduces the solar radiance within the absorption bands of the atmospheric gases.

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Match. Gravity. Created by. tanya_khoury. spatial statistics, and remote sensing. Use maps to organize, store, view, and analze information in an intuitive, visual manner. what are the main components of the earth's atmosphere.

It is the source of all clouds. PROCEEDINGS VOLUME Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Clouds. Editor(s): Si-Chee Current and future advances in optical multiangle remote sensing of aerosols and clouds based on Terra/MISR experience Characteristics of sulfate haze over East Asia retrieved with satellite and ground-based remote sensing data Author(s).

Introduction to Satellite Remote Sensing: Atmosphere, Ocean and Land Applications is the first reference book to cover ocean applications, atmospheric applications, and land applications of remote sensing.

Applications of remote sensing data are finding increasing application in fields as diverse as wildlife ecology and coastal recreation management.

The Remote Sensing of Clouds and Precipitation from Space: A Review it is suggested that the kinds of issues confronted in this section reflects the future directions of research on the remote sensing of clouds and radiation by the atmosphere and surface below.

Remote sensing methods developed around such observations are referred to as Cited by: Basics of (atmospheric) remote sensing • Location of measurement is different from that of the instrument ⇒Information from atmosphere must be propagated to instrument by means of electromagnetic radiation ⇒Remote sensni g requries ‘ retrieval’ = derivation from the atmosphericFile Size: 7MB.

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Remote sensing is the science and art of identifying, observing, and measuring an object without coming into direct contact with it. This involves the detection and measurement of radiation of different wavelengths reflected or emitted from distant objects or materials, by which they may be Cited by: 2.

Atmospheric Remote Sensing Research Highlight Air Quality: Ground-level ozone regularly exceeds health-based standards in Clark County, Nevada. The Fires, Asian, and Stratospheric Transport - Las Vegas Ozone Study (FAST-LVOS) seeks to understand the major sources and transport of surface ozone pollution in the published the Final Report in December Remote sensing is the acquisition of information about an object or phenomenon without making physical contact with the object and thus in contrast to on-site observation, especially the Earth.

Remote sensing is used in numerous fields, including geography, land surveying and most Earth science disciplines (for example, hydrology, ecology, meteorology, oceanography, glaciology, geology); it.

This book is an introductory graduate-level text on atmospheric remote sensing. The basic interaction between radiation and the atmosphere is examined, and illustrated with actual sensing examples.

The focus is on understanding the interactions rather than on presenting mathematical details.3/5. The Remote Sensing of Clouds and Precipitation from Space: A Review Next Article.

Previous Article. The Remote Sensing of Clouds and Precipitation from Space: A Review Authors: Graeme L. Stephens. Search for articles by this author a model of the atmosphere and the cloud and precipitation structures imbedded in that atmosphere and a Cited by: Process of Remote Sensing (1) Energy Source or Illumination (A) - the first requirement for remote sensing is to have an energy source which illuminates or provides electromagnetic energy to the target of interest.

Radiation and the Atmosphere (B) - as the energy travels from its source to the target, it will come in contact with and interact with. This book presents current applications of remote sensing techniques for clouds and precipitation for the benefit of students, educators, and scientists.

It covers ground-based systems such as weather radars and spaceborne instruments on satellites. @article{osti_, title = {Radiation and cloud processes in the atmosphere. Theory, observation, and modeling}, author = {Liou, K N}, abstractNote = {Following an introductory chapter on the global energy balance, there are separate chapters on the theory and parameterization of thermal and of solar radiation.

Clouds as such hardly feature in these two chapters, which are principally. Remote sensing—the acquisition of information from a distance—has had a profound impact on human affairs in modern history.

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Introduction to Satellite Remote Sensing: Atmosphere, Ocean and Land Applications is the first reference book to cover ocean applications, atmospheric applications, and land applications of remote sensing. and how to enhance, register, and visually interpret multispectral imagery and point clouds.

Geographic information system (GIS. A rapidly growing area, remote sensing is crucial to the effort of modeling the earth's atmosphere and collecting such fundamental data as temperature, winds, pressures, water vapor distribution, clouds and other active constituents.

This information enables us to test existing models of the atmosphere's energy balance, depletion of the ozone layer, climatic trends and other essential. An exact analytical transformation is presented for the remote sensing of atmospheric temperature profiles in the presence of clouds.

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Written by leading experts in optical radar, or lidar, this book brings all the recent practices up-to-date. With a Foreword by one of the founding fathers in the area. Its broad cross-disciplinary scope should appeal to scientists ranging from the view of optical sciences to environmental engineers.

Optical remote sensing has matured to become a lead method for cross-disciplinary research.